Transit Systems 2017-09-29 2017-11-03

Intelligent Transportation Systems Specialist III

Company: Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County View more listings
Location: Houston, Texas
Job Status: Full-time
Job ID: 96671
Website: http://www.ridemetro.org/Pages/Careers.aspx

Job #: 4125

Basic Functions:

Provides systems guidance for telecommunications and network facilities and/or services including implementation of network communications hardware and software of a complex nature. Works closely with systems users to provide direction/assistance in identification and resolution of user problems. Performs duties in a safe, efficient manner and in compliance with all applicable rules and safety procedures.

Responsibilities and Specific Duties:

•Serves as senior technical advisor to the Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) project group. •Manages and maintains ITS telecommunications, security and surveillance monitoring systems. •Performs configuration, maintenance and troubleshooting of Intelligent Transportation Systems, which includes: Enterprise Video and Access Control Systems (EVACS), Emergency and Incident Management Systems (EIMS), Computer-Aided Dispatch (CAD) and Reports Management Systems (RMS). •Serves as point of contact and liaison with Metro Police Department (MPD) for public safety related technologies and applications. •Maintains awareness of applications used by METRO departments through security and surveillance programs and advises management of the possible security implications. •Interacts directly with law enforcement agencies, and maintains appropriate documentation during investigations. •Works with other ITS Project Managers in researching and setting technical direction. •Promotes safety awareness and follows safety procedures in an effort to reduce or eliminate accidents. •Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications/ Requirements:

Bachelor's degree in Information Technology or related field preferred. Minimum five (5) years demonstrated experience in operation and auditing of ITS security and surveillance applications; and one of the following technologies: Active Directory, Windows Operating Systems, Network Cabling installation and maintenance, Server Administration, Network Configuration. Experience with development, deployment and monitoring of security surveillance tools and analysis of log and network data collection. Advanced telecommunications, security and surveillance systems related equipment and troubleshooting skills for these systems. Advanced knowledge of intelligent infrastructure systems and intelligent vehicle systems that support METRO Police including: Emergency Management, Incident Management and Regional CAD/RMS.

Advanced knowledge of two-way radio products and support multiple carrier networks. Strong interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal). Excellent customer service skills. One of the following certifications is desired: CCNA, ONSSI, Corning Cabling System Design, Registered Communications Distribution Designer; industry recognized Certification for Protection Professionals (CPP).

Additional Information:

The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County, Texas has a zero tolerance drug and alcohol policy for all employees. All internal and external applicants will be required to undergo drug testing before employment and will be subject to further drug and/or alcohol testing throughout their employment.

Further, employees who perform safety-sensitive functions will submit to drug and/or alcohol testing in accordance to the Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) regulatory requirements. We provide equal opportunity to all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, veteran status, genetic information or disability.

Transit Job Listing - Intelligent Transportation Systems Specialist III